[thelist] RSS for Events Calendars?

Christy Collins ccollins at loudjoy.com
Wed May 3 13:12:42 CDT 2006

Don't know if anyone mentioned this yet but an iCalendar format might  
work for you

I just did this with Expression Engine - there is a thread about it  


See the post by Seamus / GRIDWORK



> On Wed, 2006-05-03 at 02:35 -0600, Tony Grimes wrote:
>> Hi everybody,
>> Does anyone know if there is an RSS-type standard for events  
>> calendars? I've
>> got a client interested in creating a shared events calendar with
>> like-minded organizations. The basic idea is I would build an  
>> aggregator
>> that would periodically check feeds published by other  
>> organizations for
>> inclusion in our website Events Calendar.
>> I have a feeling RSS has to be flexible enough to support this,  
>> but I don't
>> know which version to use. I've looked at some implementations  
>> such as
>> calendarhub.com (which uses 2.0) but they seem fairly limited. I'm  
>> looking
>> for something that could support the following:
>> - title
>> - short description
>> - date of event
>> - time of event
>> - location of event (including city, country, etc)
>> - link to summary
>> - link to registration
>> Is this something RSS can do? If so, what version should I use? If  
>> not,
>> what's the best version to expand upon?

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